Description

This is the main area containing the majority of the routes at Shaffer Rocks. This part of the cliff is at least 50 feet high, with some routes reaching ~70 feet on the left (west) end of the formation.

Getting There

Follow the same approach for all walls within the Shaffer Rocks area.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Main Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 17
Rappel Crack
TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 10
Yellow Pages
TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 6
Ten Pins
TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Rappel Crack
 17
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b TR
Yellow Pages
 10
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c TR
Ten Pins
 6
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c TR
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kenr  
getting there: What we did was walk about 75 meters roughly East from the parking (GPS latitude longitude approx N39.81204 W77.48292) on the wide trail msrked with blue paint. Then turned Left off that and walked 50 meters roughly North to the top of the cliff (which our GPS gave as lat long (N39.81260 W77.48194).

The pinnacle whose North face forms the left (East) side of the main wall has approx latitude longitude (N39.81255 W77.48152).

Hermitage Cabin: Our GPS places the cabin at lat long (N39.81237 W77.48088) May 23, 2015